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Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you'll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.

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What is Medical Assisting?

A medical assistant is an integral member of the health care delivery team, qualified by education and experience to work in the administrative office, the examining room and the physician's laboratory.

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What are my career options?

Based off the Medical Assisting Annual Report Results:

  • 78% of the Medical Assisting graduates from 2018 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College have a positive job placement.
  • 71% of the Medical Assisting graduates from 2017 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College have taken and passed a national accreditation exam.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

  • Phlebotomy (PDF) (Word)
  • Medical Office Administrative Assistant (PDF) (Word)
  • Medical Office Insurance Billing and Coding (PDF) (Word)

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Ashley Jent, CMA (AAMA), AAS

Medical Assisting

Program Coordinator